Barbara Kruger - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    For the occasion of the 2002 Schirn exhibition, Shopping: A Century of Art and Consumer Culture, Barbara Kruger covered the entire façade of the Galeria Kaufhof on the Zeil in Frankfut with a 2,200 square-metre work, comprising two enormous eyes overlooking the pedestrian shoppers, with the inscription above reading: DU WILLST ES. DU KAUFST ES. DU VERGISST ES. (YOU WANT IT, YOU BUY IT, YOU FORGET IT).


Du Willst es. Du Kaufst es. Du Vergisst es. (You want it. You Buy it. You Forget it.)

Archival pigment print, on heavy wove paper, with narrow margins,
I. 40.6 x 53.4 cm (15 7/8 x 21 in.)
S. 43.1 x 55.7 cm (16 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

stamp signed and numbered 3/8 in pencil (there was also 1 artist's proof), published by Kunsthaus-Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, unframed.

£3,000 - 5,000 ♠ †

Sold for £4,375

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auctions 12 June 2014 2pm & 6pm